Tag Archives: Clinical Research

Research Assistant in Neuropsychology with BU’s Alzeimer Disease Center Digital Health Project

Position available: Research Assistant in neuropsychology with Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Digital Health project.

This multi-faceted position requires someone who is mature, independent, self-initiating, and comfortable working in an unstructured, non-traditional, dynamically evolving research environment with little supervision.

The primary responsibility will be assisting in the management of the Precision Brain Health Monitoring research program. The studies are centered on cognitive aging, Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)/chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and involve technology integration into research methods and analytic tools including natural language processing (NLP).

In addition to testing participants and helping manage all aspects related to executing the study protocol, responsibilities will also include helping with administrative demands such as hiring and supervision of temporary employees and student interns.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, some experience in research and willingness to work non-traditional hours. Only those available for face-to-face interviews will be considered. Two year commitment is strongly preferred. Benefits include those offered to all full-time Boston University employees (see http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs/why-work-at-bu/benefits-summary/ for details).

If interested, please send resumes to DigiTechBU@gmail.com.

Clinical Research Coordinator – Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Application deadline 4/26.

Through the Department of Psychiatry, the Cancer Outcomes Research Program (CORe) at the Massachusetts General Hospital is recruiting a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to join its multidisciplinary team.

Working with a diverse group of oncologists, palliative care clinicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice nurses and other specialists, the clinical research coordinator will assist with collaborative studies in supportive care. The specific focus for this position will be to help coordinate a range of supportive care projects and program initiatives.

The clinical research coordinator will assume responsibility for study coordination. This role includes: recruiting patients in both inpatient units and outpatient clinics; administering screening instruments, interviews, and surveys with patients; managing data; corresponding with the IRB and other regulatory groups; assisting with preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and grants; and completing other special projects in collaboration with principal investigators.

Learn more about the position in Handshake.

Quality Improvement Research Analyst at Mount Sinai Health System

The Quality Improvement Research Analyst is responsible for overseeing all activities specific to the following programs:

  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
  • Collaborative Endocrine Surgery Quality Improvement Program (CESQIP)
  • Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI)

The chief responsibility is to collect and submit reliable data to the MBSAQIP (American College of Surgeons), CESQIP (Society for Endocrine Surgeons), and VQI programs (Society for Vascular Surgeons). This is accomplished through high-quality clinical screening, data compilation, documentation, and entry of data into the applicable databases for all eligible surgeries at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The Analyst also works closely with the members of the Department of Surgery to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other initiatives, as identified.

Learn more about the position in Handshake. Deadline 4/29.

How to Prepare for Phone or Virtual Interviews

Article by Aja Frost of The Muse.

“A colleague of mine once compared phone and Skype interviews to take-home tests.

“You still need to study,” she explained. “But you can also have everything you need in front of you.”

If you’re wondering what exactly is “everything you need” and how you should you prepare your materials so it’s not totally obvious you’re shuffling through papers or reading over your notes, good news—we’ve got all the answers to help you properly prepare for your next remote interview.” Read more.

Clinical Research Assistant I at Boston Children’s Hospital

This position is brought to you by Sarah Wall ’16 – Thank you Sarah!

At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of GI/Nutrition and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

They are looking for a talented and motivated research study assistant to join Dr. Scott Snapper’s Lab in the IBD Center at Boston Children’s Hospital. You will be working with a team of clinical coordinators in a collaborative, pre-professional environment and will be involved in an exciting area of research that is focused on better understanding the genetic, environmental, and microbial factors that lead to the pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

To advance understanding of this complex disease, they leverage expertise in gastroenterology, mucosal immunology, genomics/bioinformatics, and translational medicine. They are looking for a person who is motivated, eager to learn and will work well in a quickly adaptive environment.

Learn more about the position here.

Clinical Research Coordinator at Vanderbilt University

Great opportunity for PSYC, NSCI, and BIOL majors!

The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center is accepting applications for a Clinical & Translational Research Coordinator position. The coordinator position is part of the Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project, a large, longitudinal NIH-funded clinical research study. This prospective study focuses on identifying risk factors for abnormal brain aging, including Alzheimer’s disease, with an emphasis on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health.

The coordinator implements study-related procedures and contributes to data collection, particularly protocol administration (including neuropsychological assessment). Read the full job description here.

To apply, please email Dr. Angela Jefferson with a cover letter detailing your interest in this position, your resume, and contact information. Please list the Job ID 1901220 in the subject of your email. You may also apply to the position through Vanderbilt’s HR website (https://careers.vumc.org) by searching for Job ID 1901220.

Research Technician at MGH/Harvard Medical School

A Research Technician position is available in the lab of Radhika Subramanian at MGH/Harvard Medical School in Boston. We are
interested in understanding how the micron-sized microtubule-based machinery required for cell division and cell signaling assemble from the collective activities of nanometer-sized proteins. In other words, they play LEGO with proteins! They use a variety of experimental tools, including structural methods, single molecule biophysics, and cell biological assays.

The candidate must have a B.S. in biological sciences or related field before starting this position. This position is ideal for a graduating student who is looking for 2-years of research experience before applying to graduate/medical school. The candidate must be familiar with general biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. Prior experience with fluorescence microscopy or image analysis would be an added benefit but not necessary.

Please contact Radhika Subramanian with your CV, names of two referees and a copy of your recent transcript. Applications will be reviewed starting April 8th.